March weather forecast
Slaughter Beach, DE

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Weather in March

March sees a steady shift from the winter cold as Slaughter Beach transitions towards spring, with temperatures ranging from 37.9°F (3.3°C) to 49.8°F (9.9°C). This month sees a significant increase in daylight hours, which in turn contributes to more hours of sunshine. However, March brings a substantial increase in the number of rainy days. Wind speeds remain consistent, yet gusts can increase, possibly due to shifting seasonal patterns. This is a month where weather watchers will observe a blend of wintry and spring-like weather phenomena.

Temperature

Slaughter Beach's weather in March shows a minor rise in the average high-temperature, moving slightly up from February's frosty 43.7°F (6.5°C) to a still chilly 49.8°F (9.9°C). During the nights in March, Slaughter Beach experiences a consistent average temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C).

Humidity

In Slaughter Beach, the average relative humidity in March is 75%.

Rainfall

In Slaughter Beach, in March, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 2.13" (54mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Slaughter Beach, Delaware, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.4 days and collects up to 25.94" (659mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May, November and December are months with snowfall in Slaughter Beach. March is the last month it regularly snows in Slaughter Beach. During 2.1 snowfall days, in March, Slaughter Beach aggregates 0.98" (25mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 10.4 snowfall days, and 4.29" (109mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Slaughter Beach, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.
Note: On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Slaughter Beach is 6.8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Slaughter Beach, Delaware, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translates into the following recommendations:
Be mindful. Individuals with a lighter skin tone may suffer burns in less than 30 minutes. The mid-day Sun emits the most powerful UV radiation, so seek shade and minimize exposure. Always opt for UVA and UVB-resistant sunglasses on radiant days. Notice this! Nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be caused by snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

What is the average March temperature in Slaughter Beach?

During March, Slaughter Beach experiences an average high-temperature of 49.8°F (9.9°C) and a low-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Slaughter Beach?

In March, the average relative humidity in Slaughter Beach, Delaware, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in March in Slaughter Beach?

In Slaughter Beach, Delaware, in March, during 12.8 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Slaughter Beach?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Slaughter Beach. During 2.1 snowfall days, in March, Slaughter Beach aggregates 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Slaughter Beach have in March?

In March, the average day length is 11h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Slaughter Beach?

On the first day of March in Slaughter Beach, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 5:54 pm EST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Slaughter Beach?

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Slaughter Beach, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. DST ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Slaughter Beach have in March?

In Slaughter Beach, the average sunshine duration in March is 6.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Slaughter Beach?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Slaughter Beach is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average temperature in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average high temperature in March: 49.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 37.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.7°F).

Average pressure in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average pressure in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average pressure in March: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

Average wind speed in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average wind speed in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (10.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.6mph).

Average humidity in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average humidity in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average humidity in March: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

Average rainfall in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average rainfall in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average rainfall in March: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.5").

Average rainfall days in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average rainfall days in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

Average snowfall in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average snowfall in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average snowfall in March: 0.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.22").
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average snowfall days in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average snowfall days in March: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average sunshine days in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.6 days).

Average UV index in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average UV index in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average cloud cover in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average cloud cover in March: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in March
Slaughter Beach, DE

Average visibility in March - Slaughter Beach, DE
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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